Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

hot seat


Definition of hot seat

  1. 1 slang :  electric chair

  2. 2 :  a position of uneasiness, embarrassment, or anxiety

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hot seat? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).